Construction of an indoor seafood market

Date: 2012 Funds: EFF Amount of co-financing UE: 32 921 € Aquitaine

Construction of an indoor seafood market

Themes: The European next door ; Agriculture and Fisheries ; Aid to businesses
Beneficiary: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE and INDUSTRY of Bayonne

image France avec Aquitaine en surbrillance


The fishing port of Saint Jean de Luz, in Aquitaine, is now host to a 118m2 indoor market. The construction of which was co-financed by the European fisheries fund (EFF). The direct sales outlet can accommodate up to seven fishermen simultaneously.

The building provides fishermen with ideal working conditions, in accordance with health and safety regulations.

The consumers are delighted as they can buy ultra-fresh seafood with excellent quality to price ratio as there is no intermediary.

Additional information

  • Duration: May 2012 to January 2014
  • Total cost: 164 604 €

Story

Pierre Courtian - Fisherman

Pierre Courtian - Fisherman

"When you buy your product, you are making contact with the person who caught it. Thanks to European funding we were able to create this space which complies with standards. We know that the European fisheries fund gives us the opportunity to promote quality fishing"

  • Key numbers
  • 40% of fishery products sold directly to consumers